Saphronia Coochise, WSCAT’s newest staff member, began working with us in May 2021 as our Administrative Services Manager. Saphronia is a Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs tribal member, also of Wasco, Hoopa, Hopi and Yakama descent. She oversees the day-to-day operations of WSCAT, including administrative/office operations, financial management, payroll and human resource functions. Among many tasks, she maintains our system of accounts, manages accounts payable and receivable, supports auditing activities, assists with recruiting and hiring of new staff, and manages our 403b retirement plan, health insurance, and other insurance plans. Saphronia has worked in Warm Springs for over 30 years, in various capacities within the tribal organization, including the Spilyay Tymoo, Tribal Finance, ECE Head Start Program, Warm Springs Housing Authority, and Warm Springs Power & Water Enterprises. Saphronia owns her own home in Warm Springs, has two adult children as well as nephews she has raised. She enjoys numerous outdoor activities as well as working on beadwork and sewing projects.